Charity concert for Alzheimer’s Society funds

A fundraising concert is being organised by volunteers in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Warren Smyth, country Gospel singer and radio presenter, will be hosting an evening of music with special guests, ‘Country Voice’ Tony Kerr, Scottish singer Ann Williamson and backing band ‘Country Harmony’.

The concert will take place on Thursday May 30, at 7.45 pm, at the Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey.

Warren will be introducing songs from his new country Gospel album ‘Reason To Believe’.

Sheelagh Wilson, Alzheimer’s Society fundraising group member, said: “Warren has sung with George Hamilton IV at the ‘Grand Ole Opry’ in Nashville, Tennessee and has won several awards including ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ at the Country Music Ireland Awards, so we are delighted to have someone of his calibre hosting this concert for Alzheimer’s Society.”

To book a ticket call 028 9034 0202 or visit All money raised will go towards supporting people living with dementia.

Janet Plunkett, community fundraising manager added: “There are 19,000 people living with dementia here in Northern Ireland and this number is set to rise. We support people affected by dementia in a number of ways including one-to-one support, information programmes, activity groups, and dementia cafes.

“We are delighted to have Warren’s support for a second consecutive year.”